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Filippo Meloni

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About Filippo

I'm a freelance pro guitarist looking for work in London and surrounding areas.
Electric Guitarist
London
Public liability insurance of £10 million
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Music has been part of my life for as long as I can remember, all the way back to Cagliari, Italy, where I was born and raised. During these formative years, alongside studying classical guitar, private tuition in jazz guitar particularly fuelled my passion for modern styles, with the music of Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Led Zeppelin and Pat Metheny providing me with a window to the fascinating world of rock, jazz and blues. Nowadays, as a freelance session guitarist and guitar tutor, I have a wealth of experience in live music, studio recording, session playing and songwriting and enjoy the versatility and creativity of working across a wide range of musical genres, from pop and country to acoustic folk and rock. I have worked with some superb musicians and have performed for a whole host of events and venues, such as Cargo, Tobacco Dock and The Water Rats. I have a regular list of musicians I work with – a combination of session work and live performances – and I also offer one-to-one guitar tuition. Gibson Les Paul Standard, Fender Stratocaster and Taylor is my go-to gear to give me the versatility to cater to a broad range of styles and genres as needed. My personal style is a mixture of fiddly rock and roll riffs and bluesy textures.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Musicianship
Genres:
Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Electronica, Country, Bluegrass, Folk, Folk rock, Rockabilly, Jazz, Blues, Latin jazz
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Ableton Live, Fluent sight-reader, Live looping, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composer, Arranger, Songwriter, Transcription, Composition teaching, Fluent improviser
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Song list

Superstition - Stevie Wonder
I Want To Break Free - Queen
When You Were Young- The Killers
Kiss - Prince
Nutbush City Limits - Tina Turner
Dancing in the Moonlight - Top loader
Wicked Game - Chris Isaak
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
If I Could Turn Back Time - Cher
I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown
Inner City Blues - Marvin Gaye
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Crazy Little Things Called Love - Queen
Goodnight Moon - Shivaree
I Don't Need No Doctor - Ray Charles
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Sweet Child O Mine - Guns N' Roses
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
Rolling in the Deep - Adele
I Love Rock And Roll - Joan Jett The Blackhearts
Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles
Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top
Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood - The Animals
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Master Blaster (Jammin') - Stevie Wonder
The Only Way Is Up - Yazz
Long Train Runnin' - Doobie Brothers
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Blame It on The Boogie - The Jacksons

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£250
Up to 1 hour£180
Up to 2 hours£450
Up to 3 hours£500

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Laura J, 1 year ago

The evening was perfect: great music, fab atmosphere and the dropouts were just great. Our customers really liked them and I can't wait to have them back in a few months. Kudos to them!

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Jay B, 1 year ago

Our company event went seamlessly: employees had a great time at the rhythm and sound of the dropouts, going from 1960s classics to 1980s rock and straight into 1990s britpop and more. Would definitely recommend: they got everyone to sing along and everyone just chilled the whole night. Will book again as soon as we can. Jay